Книга: James Morton «Gangster Speak: A Dictionary of Criminal and Sexual Slang»

Gangster Speak: A Dictionary of Criminal and Sexual Slang

An Aladdin's cave of criminal slang as spoken in the UK, America and Australia. If you're scratching or set tripping, if you're viper mad or coming heavy, if the ming are on the wing and you've no idea what any of this means, then you need Gangster Speak. From the shocking to the ridiculous, Gangster Speak contains over 2, 500 linguistic gems: Ghosting - the practice of transferring a troublesome prisoner to another establishment during the night without warning Hobbit - a prisoner who complies with or sucks up to the system Put on armour - layer oneself with magazines to deflect knife wounds in a prison fight Hooch - 'illicit liquor' A Bernie - a victim who might be armed and prepared to use a weapon, after Bernard Goetz who killed a robber on the subway Providing a useful guide to the nicknames of criminals, as well as fascinating word histories and multiple definitions for different uses of a word around the globe, with Gangster Speak you'll never be lost for words.

Издательство: "Virgin Books" (2006)

Формат: 110x175, 192 стр.

ISBN: 978-0-7535-2285-1

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James Morton

James Morton may refer to:

* James Morton (Canadian businessman) (1808–1864), Irish-born brewer, manufacturer and politician
* James Madison Morton, Jr. (1869–1940), American federal judge
* James C. Morton (1884–1942), American actor

ee also

* James Douglas, 1st Earl of Morton
* James Douglas, 3rd Earl of Morton
* James Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton
* James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton

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